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Table 1 Correlations of patient characteristics with type of intervention by VATS

From: Comparison of postoperative complications between segmentectomy and lobectomy by video-assisted thoracic surgery: a multicenter study

CharacteristicsN (%)Segmentectomy N = 240Lobectomy
N = 450
P
Center
 1432 (62.6)143 (59.6)289 (64.2)0.23
 2258 (37.4)97 (40.4)161 (35.8)
Gender, man375 (54.3)116 (48.3)259 (57.6)0.02
Age
 21–59168 (24.3)59 (24.6)109 (24.2)0.96
 60–69248 (35.9)89 (37.1)159 (35.3)
 70–79215 (31.2)72 (30.0)143 (31.8)
 80–9059 (8.6)20 (8.3)39 (8.7)
ASA score
 16 (0.9)2 (0.8)4 (0.9)0.77
 2377 (54.6)134 (56.1)243 (54.4)
 3295 (42.8)99 (41.4)196 (43.8)
 48 (1.2)4 (1.7)4 (0.9)
BMI (mg/kg2)
 14.5–18.446 (6.7)17 (7.1)29 (6.5)0.46
 18.5–24.9305 (44.2)101 (42.2)204 (45.7)
 25–29.9223 (32.3)86 (36.1)137 (30.7)
 30.0–57.0110 (15.9)34 (14.3)76 (17.0)
Active smoker293 (42.5)91 (37.9)202 (45.0)0.07
PY, mean (SD)35.4 (30)34.2 (29.6)36.1 (30.2)0.46
Arterial hypertension345 (48.6)121 (50.4)214 (47.6)0.47
Cardiopathy88 (12.8)26 (10.8)62 (13.8)0.27
Diabetes102 (14.8)31 (12.9)71 (15.8)0.30
COPD259 (37.5)99 (41.3)160 (35.6)0.14
History of cancer229 (33.2)93 (38.8)136 (30.2)0.02
FEV1 (%), 28 missing
 24–5953 (8.0)21 (9.1)32 (7.4)0.42
 60–79169 (25.5)64 (27.7)105 (24.4)
 80–170440 (66.5)146 (63.2)294 (68.2)
DLCO (%), 54 missing
 26–60125 (19.7)49 (22.3)76 (18.3)0.48
 61–80238 (37.4)79 (35.9)159 (38.2)
 81–154273 (42.9)92 (41.8)181 (43.5)
Indication
 Lung cancer (primary)596 (86.4)186 (77.5)410 (91.1)< 0.001
 Metastasis40 (5.8)27 (11.3)13 (2.9)
 Benign lesion27 (3.9)18 (7.5)9 (2.0)
 Emphysema5 (0.7)0 (0)5 (1.1)
 Infection22 (3.2)9 (3.8)13 (2.9)
Side, right375 (54.3)89 (37.1)286 (63.6)< 0.001
Location (lobe)
 Upper right198 (28.7)41 (17.1)157 (34.9)< 0.001
 Middle right38 (5.5)2 (0.8)36 (8.0)
 Lower right128 (18.6)46 (19.2)82 (18.2)
 2 right lobes11 (1.6)0 (0)11 (2.4)
 Upper left180 (26.1)76 (31.7)104 (23.1)
 Lower left135 (19.6)75 (31.3)60 (13.3)
SLND614 (89.0)203 (84.6)411 (91.3)0.01
  1. VATS Video-assisted thoracic surgery, ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists score, BMI Body mass index, PY pack-year, COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, FEV1 Forced expiratory volume in one second, DLCO Diffusing capacity of the lungs for carbon monoxide, SLND systematic lymph node dissection